SAN DIEGO – With Jon Lester Watch on high alert, the Cubs are on the verge of bringing back pitcher Jason Hammel, a first step in rebuilding their rotation.
The White Sox have made it no secret this offseason that they want to improve their bullpen that registered a 4.38 ERA in 2014, the third-highest in MLB.
Just when you thought talks had died down.
The White Sox want to catch their AL Central competitors quickly but only if they can do so without interfering with the front office’s long-term plan.
The Cubs think Russell Martin could be the right player at the right time, the free-agent splash that makes sense because of his production, leadership and postseason experience.